Monthly Archives: July 2008


Issued by WATERFORD COMMUNICATIONS Erika Obermeyer from Graham Beck Vineyards in Franschhoek was crowned SA Woman Winemaker of the Year in Somerset West at the Lord Charles Hotel on Thursday 24th Of July. Erika beat a record number of 63 entries in this year’s competition, which is sponsored by the […]

Grapevine News…

Wednesday, July 02, 2008 – Catherine Dillon Grapes of Origin The prevailing wine classification system in South Africa that defines areas of production is the Wine of Origin Scheme(W.O), established in 1973, which demarcates production units as Regions, Districts, Wards and Geographical Units, the latter coming into effect on 2 […]